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Southwestern Grand Banks

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 10 April 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 45 to 55 this morning then diminishing to variable 15 to 20 this evening except south 25 to 35 over southeastern sections. Wind becoming southwest 15 overnight then veering to west 20 Saturday afternoon.

Showers and fog patches beginning early this morning. Risk of thunderstorms this afternoon and this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 10 April 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 5 to 7 near noon then subsiding to 3 to 5 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 10 April 2020
Sunday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to variable 15 in the morning then increasing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to southwest 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 9 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 9 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4900N 5030W
to 5500N 5300W to 5615N 5725W to 5800N 5945W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 9 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4900N 5030W
to 5500N 5300W to 5615N 5725W to 5800N 5945W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 4:36 PM EDT 9 April 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4745N 5613W to 4510N 5550W to 4350N 4810W to 4545N 4525W to 4835N
4450W to 5330N 4830W to 5740N 5240W to 5630N 4800W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6121W to Newfoundland near 4834N 5906W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

Issued 4:36 PM EDT 9 April 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4745N 5613W to 4510N 5550W to 4350N 4810W to 4545N 4525W to 4835N
4450W to 5330N 4830W to 5740N 5240W to 5630N 4800W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6121W to Newfoundland near 4834N 5906W.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Southwestern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 10 April 2020

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 10 April 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 971 mb located over Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday low 976 mb located over Anticosti Island.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:56 AM NDT 10 April 2020 A low pressure center over Maine will slowly track northeastward to
lie over the Gulf of St. Lawrence by this evening where it will
remain nearly stationary and dissipate. An associated trough will
sweep across the marine district today and tonight. Gale to storm
force easterly winds will spread across all waters today ahead of the
trough and shift to strong to gale force south to southwesterlies in
its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, South Coast, Northeast Coast, and
Southwestern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters.

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